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Title:
Air Force One
Author:
Mattern, Joanne, 1963-
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Publication Information:
New York : Children's Press, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., [2014]
Physical Description:
32 pages : color illustrations ; 19 cm.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
Ages 3-6.

NC 750 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR LG 3.8 0.5 168844.

Reading Counts RC K-2 3.6 1 Quiz: 64495.
ISBN:
9780531215685

9780531218419
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

This series celebrates those symbols that have extra-special meaning for our nation. Whether it is a bird, a plane, or a building, these American symbols uniquely encapsulate the ideals held dear in the United States.

Key Features:

A Look Inside feature that includes:
- cutaway illustrations with callouts
- interactive maps with critical-thinking questions
- an in-depth explanation of what the words to The Pledge of Allegiance mean Fun facts offering fun, sometimes little-known facts about the subject A timeline that tracks the development of each American symbol Glossary with pictures www.factsfornow.scholastic.com See inside front cover for more information.


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School Library Journal Review

K-Gr 2-A clean, crisp design and a plain, accessible writing style characterize this series. Every feature is designed with the youngest readers in mind: books feature one short paragraph per page, printed in a large, sans serif font. For all its simplicity, the text is remarkably informative ("Lady Liberty stands 305 feet (93 meters) tall. That is as high as a 22-story building. At the time, it was the tallest statue in the world."). Throughout each volume, blue-limned sidebars feature "Fun Facts" ("The White House is the only home of a country's leader that is regularly open to the public."). The illustrations are plentiful, colorful, and captioned. An ideal series for newly independent readers. (c) Copyright 2014. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.